Identifying and prioritizing factors affecting the security of sport facilities (Case of Iran)


  • Naghmeh Saeedi Majd Master of Sport Management, Islamic Azad University, Karaj Branch
  • Sholeh Khodadad Kashi Assistant professor, K.N.Toosi University of Tecnology
  • Hossein Abdolmaleki Assistant Professor of Sport Management, Karaj Branch, Islamic Azad University, Karaj, Iran
  • Abbas Khodayari Associate Professor of Sport Management, Karaj Branch, Islamic Azad University, Karaj, Iran


Palabras clave:

Security, Sports Facilities, Fuzzy Delphi, MADM.


The purpose of this study is to identify and prioritize the factors affecting the security of Iranian sports complexes. The mixed research method is a combination of qualitative and quantitative methods. The statistical population of this study consists of two parts: qualitative and quantitative. In the qualitative section, sports management experts have comprised 11 Delphi panel members. In the quantitative section, the statistical population of this study is managers and staff of Karaj sports complexes (N = 785). In the qualitative section, all 11 Delphi Panel Experts have been selected as the sample. In the quantitative section 121 questionnaires have been returned to the researcher. The results of this study show that physical protection systems are the most important factor in securing sports complexes, followed by security personnel, sports facility structure, qualification and accreditation, entrance control, emergency management, environmental control, Education, risk management, communication, protection against toxic substances and cultural practices. In this study, the effective factors in the security of sport venues in Iran were obtained. Therefore, in order to improve the level of security of sport events, managers are suggested to consider the factors obtained in this study.


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Saeedi Majd, N., Khodadad Kashi, S., Abdolmaleki, H., & Khodayari, A. (2021). Identifying and prioritizing factors affecting the security of sport facilities (Case of Iran). Cultura, Ciencia Y Deporte, 16(50).

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